Laz Alonso

Laz Alonso



Lazaro "Laz" Alonso (born March 25, 1974) is a Cuban and Black American film and television actor. He is best known for playing Tsu'tey in James Cameron's science fiction film Avatar. He is also well known for his role as Fenix "Rise" Calderon in the film Fast & Furious. Alonso has had roles in other films such as Jarhead, This Christmas, and Miracle at St. Anna.

Personal life

Alonso was born in Washington, D.C.. He is of Afro-Cuban descent. He is an alumnus of Howard University.[1] After graduating from Howard University with a BBA in Marketing, he had a lucrative career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch on Wall Street. He resides in Los Angeles.


2000 A.M. @ BET Host TV series
2000 Disappearing Acts Moving Man TV movie
2001 30 Years to Life Richard
2001 Down to Earth BET Announcer
2001 NYLA Host TV series
2002 Morning Breath Migeulito Short film
2002 G Craig Lewis
2002 All Night Bodega Angel
2002 Providence Eddie Episode: "Things That Go Bump in the Night"
Episode: "Left-Overs"
2003 Crime Partners David Little
2003 La cenicienta Lazaro Episode: "La Cenicienta"
2003 The Practice Derek Mills Episode: "The Heat of Passion"
Episode: "Rape Shield"
2003–2004 One on One Manny 3 episodes
2004 Without a Trace Dwayne Episode: "The Line"
2004 Soul Food Derek Episode: "Pagan Poetry"
2004 NCIS Staff Sergeant Steven Washington Episode: "Split Decision"
2004 CSI: Miami Dennis de Labeque / Deuce Deuce Episode: "Pro Per"
2004 Hittin' It! Chris B.
2005 All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos Tyler
2005 Constantine Morgue Security Guard
2005 The Tenants Jacob 32
2005 Flip the Script Nelson
2005 Entourage Snoop's Assistant Episode: "The Abyss"
2005 Jarhead Damien
2005 Bones George Warren Episode: "The Man in the Wall"
2005–2007 Eyes James Cage 4 episodes
2006 One on One Trent Episode: "California Girl"
2006 The Last Stand Wesley
2006 The Unit Sgt. Carmichael Episode: "Natural Selection"
2007 Stomp the Yard Zeke Film
2007 Capitivity Det. Ray Di Santos
2007 Bunny Whipped Kenny Kent Film
2007 Mano Angel Short film
2007 This Christmas Malcolm Moore
2007 Divine Intervention Deacon Wells
2008 Miracle at St. Anna Corporal Hector Negron
2009 Fast & Furious Fenix "Rise" Calderon Film
2009 The Ballad of G.I. Joe Doc Video short
2009 U.S. Attorney Henry Williams TV movie
2009 Down for Life Officer Barber
2009 Columbia Ave. Max DelGado Short film
2009 Avatar Tsu'tey Film
2010 Just Wright Mark Matthews Film
2010–2011 Southland Det. Gil Puente 4 episodes
2011 Straw Dogs Deputy John Burke
2011 Jumping the Broom Jason Taylor Film
2011-2012 Breakout Kings Charlie Duchamp TV Series
2012-2013 Deception Will Moreno TV Series
2011 Battle of the Year: The Dream Team Dante Film


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